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Hyill Family History

Hyill Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hill, Gill, Brill, Grill, Mill, Hall, Will, Bill, Hell, Neill

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Where is the Hyill family from?

You can see how Hyill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hyill family name was found in the USA in 1840. In 1840 there was 1 Hyill family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Hyill's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hyill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hyill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hyill ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hyill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 17 census records available for the last name Hyill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3 immigration records available for the last name Hyill. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hyill. For the veterans among your Hyill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hyill lifespan?

Average Hyill life expectancy in 1997 was 78 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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